African Plant Database

Commiphora ugogensis Engl.
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 34: 314 (1905)
Information on the genus : Commiphora
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Stoutly spiny deciduous tree to 8-15 m; trunk fairly straight, to 40 cm Ų at breast height, irregular, knobbly; outer bark at first papery, peeling from the green under-bark, later rusty red and flaking giving the trunk a shaggy appearance.
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Ecology : Combretum, etc., open woodland and thickets; riverine alluvium; sometimes thicket-forming; 800-1400 m alt.
  Not in NE Mozambique (specim. Pedro & Pedrógćo 3151 is C. serrata, fide Gillett, Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Burseraceae: 73, 1991).

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa Burseraceae: 71-73 (1991)
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